Competitions & Results

List of competitions held by a wide range of organisations. Updated near the start of each month. Download PDF file via our Facebook page.


Alison Brackenbury portrait

Alison Brackenbury, judge for the 2016 Competition

1st Prize £200,   2nd Prize £100,    3rd Prize £75

Winning, Commended and Shortlisted poets

The above page has links to every winning and commended poem – each on its own page –  along with notes on the poets.

Winners and poets with Commended entries have been invited to read their poems at our evening event in Taunton, Somerset, on 6 April 2017


FRP Competition 2014 – with links to the winning and commended poems and biographies of the poets. 1st Prize £200, 2nd Prize 100, 3rd Prize £75. Plus, The Judge’s Report.

FRP Competition 2013 Results: poems, poets’ biogs, judge’s report

FRP Competition 2012 Results: poems, poets’ biogs, judge’s report

Somerset Young Poets Competition 2016 – organised by FRP – link to the winners and their poems

Taunton Live Festival – Young Poets Competition 2015. Organised by Fire River Poets and sponsored by Viridor. 237 entries from 13 schools. Link to the winners and their poems.